fieldpiece

/ (ˈfiːldˌpiːs) /

noun

a former name for field gun

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Example sentences from the Web for fieldpiece

  • Guns had been fired from this quarter and that, German cannon or French, ordnance or fieldpiece.

  • Meanwhile, the fellow who was driving the mules attached to the fieldpiece, turned his head, and saw what was going on.

    Tom Cringle's Log|Michael Scott
  • They've brought up a fieldpiece, from goodness only knows where!

    Captured at Tripoli|Percy F. Westerman
  • One of the soldiers afterward told me that when the governor landed he was greeted with thirteen rounds from a fieldpiece.

    Benjamin of Ohio|James Otis